19/04/2016 18:10

The meeting took place between Azerbaijan and NATO to discuss 2016 PAP document

On 19 April, 2016 the North Atlantic Council (NAC) meeting in the “28+1” format took place at NATO Headquarters in Brussels to discuss Partnership Goals within the framework of 2016 Planning and Review Process.

Representatives of Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, State Border Service and Permanent Mission of Azerbaijan to NATO participated in the meeting. Azerbaijani delegation was headed by the Head of the International Military Cooperation Department major-general Huseyn MAHMUDOV, – Azerbaijani Defense Ministry press service told AzeriDefence.

At the meeting regional security issues, defense sector reforms, implementation of PARP goals as well as perspectives of cooperation in the area of military interoperability with NATO were discussed.

Head of the Military Cooperation Department of MOD major-general Huseyn Mahmudov briefed NATO representatives, in detail, on provocative and destructive actions taken by Armenian units against Azerbaijani citizens and settlements along the front line in the first days of April. NATO representatives were also informed on responsive measures and necessary security actions taken by Azerbaijani Armed Forces in different directions of the front line in order to prevent Armenian destructive actions and protect civilians.